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101 Things You Didn't Know about Irish History

by Amy Hackney Blackwell Ryan Hackney

Discover the truth behind the myths of the Emerald Isle Forget about shamrocks, leprechans, and all that blarney; 101 Things You Didn't Know about Irish History dispels the myths and tells the true story of the Irish. Inside, you'll learn about: Lives of the ancient Celts before the British invasions Famous Irish including Michael Collins, Charles Parnell-and Bono! The potato famine and emigration (were there really gangs of New York?) Irish music and dance Complete with an Irish language primer and pronunciation guide, 101 Things You Didn't Know about Irish History is an informative reference for anyone who loves the Irish.

101 Things You Didn't Know About Irish History

by Amy Hackney Blackwell Ryan Hackney

Discover the truth behind the myths of the Emerald Isle Forget about shamrocks, leprechans, and all that blarney;101 Things You Didn't Know about Irish Historydispels the myths and tells the true story of the Irish. Inside, you'll learn about: Lives of the ancient Celts before the British invasions Famous Irish including Michael Collins, Charles Parnell#151;and Bono! The potato famine and emigration (were there really gangs of New York?) Irish music and dance Complete with an Irish language primer and pronunciation guide,101 Things You Didn't Know about Irish Historyis an informative reference for anyone who loves the Irish.

The Everything Irish History & Heritage Book

by Amy Hackney Blackwell Ryan Hackney

The Everything Irish History & Heritage Book takes you back to the old country and the distinctive personalities, places, and events that have made this country unique. From its breathtaking scenery and architecture to its celebrated saints and scholars, few places on earth match Ireland's romantic attraction and historical fascination. The Everything Irish History & Heritage Book walks you through Ireland's 1,600 years of history and acquaints you with the music, literature, food, and sports that have helped shape its inspiring legacy. Features authoritative information on: Celtic mythology and ancient folklore; The Irish literary tradition -- from The Book of Kells to Ulysses; The potato famine and the Great Hunger; The Irish in America and the immigration experience; The Troubles and the road to peace; Religion and family life. Packed with historical information and cultural insights, this fascinating guide is your ticket to the past, present, and future of the Emerald Isle.

The Everything® Irish History & Heritage Book

by Amy Hackney Blackwell Ryan Hackney

Packed with historical information and cultural insights, this fascinating guide is your ticket to the past, present, and future of the Emerald Isle.

McGraw-Hill Education GMAT Premium 2015

by Ryan Hackney James Hasik Stacey Rudnick

McGraw-Hill Education: GMAT Premium's innovative approach guides you through a comprehensive preparation program that you can tailor to your academic lifestyle. Obsessed with practice tests? You'll find 10 full-length practice exams via this book and online. Like to study on your laptop? Use the online practice tests. Wondering how to organize your studies? Customize your study plan with the Test Planner app. Are you a better visual learner? We have 11 online coaching videos to help.

The Myths, Legends, and Lore of Ireland

by Amy Hackney Blackwell Ryan Hackney

The magic and mystery of Ireland has been passed down from family to family for generations. This rich history has journeyed across the ocean and lives on in colorful stories told by those who treasure their Irish heritage. From the lives of ancient Celts to the history of Irish stepdancing, this unique and authoritative guide dispels the myths and offers the authentic history of Ireland and sheds light on the true legends of the land. Inside, you'll discover: Who St. Patrick really was The story behind "Sunday Bloody Sunday" Scandals in the Irish Church Coming to America and the real gangs of New York The spooky truth behind Celtic lore Complete with an Irish language primer and pronunciation guide, The Myths, Legends, and Lore of Ireland is your informative pot of gold!

Why Do People Kiss the Blarney Stone?

by Amy Hackney Blackwell Ryan Hackney

Fáilte! Brew yourself a cuppa and settle in to discover...Why Do People Kiss the Blarney Stone? It's the closest you can feel to the Emerald Isle without boarding a plane! You'll tickle your noggin with spirited questions, including: How did a white bull start a war? What is Brian Boru's connection to Guinness? Why was 1847 known as Black '47? Where does peat come from? What's so special about the Book of Kells? This terrific little tome provides the answers to those questions and many more. With information on Irish history, mythology, and culture, you'll be able to go on and on about anything and everything about The Old Sod.

Why Do People Kiss the Blarney Stone?

by Amy Hackney Blackwell Ryan Hackney

Fáilte! Brew yourself a cuppa and settle in to discover...Why Do People Kiss the Blarney Stone? It's the closest you can feel to the Emerald Isle without boarding a plane! You'll tickle your noggin with spirited questions, including: How did a white bull start a war? What is Brian Boru's connection to Guinness? Why was 1847 known as Black '47? Where does peat come from? What's so special about the Book of Kells? This terrific little tome provides the answers to those questions and many more. With information on Irish history, mythology, and culture, you'll be able to go on and on about anything and everything about The Old Sod.

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